Dodgers at Red Sox 10/24/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Boston Red Sox
MLB: 8:09 PM EST
Oct. 24, 2018
Latest Odds : BOS -135 Total 8.5
Game Two of the 2018 World Series will take place on Wednesday night, when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox battle from Fenway Park. Last night, SP Clayton Kershaw was rocked for seven hits and five runs during an 8-4 loss. Justin Turner had three hits and scored a run in a losing effort for the Dodgers.
Thirty-one year old southpaw Hyun-Jin Ryu (7-3 1.97 ERA) will take the mound for the Dodgers in this matchup. Through 14 plus innings this postseason, Ryu has been tagged for 17 hits and seven earned runs.
The Boston Red Sox won a major league best 57 of their 108 regular season victories at home and looked extremely good in Game One of this best-of-seven series. Eduardo Nunez put the game away with his seventh-inning, three run blast. Andrew Benintendi collected four hits and scored three runs for the Red Sox on the night.
The Red Sox will counter with thirty-three year old lefty David Price (16-7 3.58 ERA) on Wednesday. Last time out, Price earned his first career postseason victory as a starter by striking out nine batters in six innings during a 4-1 win at Houston.
Recent Betting Trends:
Dodgers are 2-12 in Ryus last 14 road starts vs. a team with a winning record.
Red Sox are 21-6 in Prices last 27 home starts.
Under is 6-2 in Ryus last 8 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
Under is 7-2-2 in Prices last 11 home starts vs. a team with a winning record.
Dodgers are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Boston.
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers +115
Boston P Steven Wright is dealing with a knee injury and was left off the World Series roster. Through 162 regular season games, Los Angeles ranked 14th in batting average and 5th in runs scored. For the season, Boston ranked 1st in batting average and 1st in runs scored. Take the Dodgers to even this series with a win on Wednesday night. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 6-4.